Asana

Revolved Head-to-Knee: Asana that Tempts

Revolved Head-to-Knee: Asana that Tempts

A simple and quiet seated pose like Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose (Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana) happens to be a good pose that reveals the way you deal with your desire.

 

Anatomy

Establishing Stability on One Leg

Establishing Stability on One Leg

“Focusing on one spot in front of you” is a common instruction for one-legged standing pose. That is not easy to do and, unfortunately, is not enough to stabilize the pose. The key is to hold your pelvis leveled and keep your standing leg neutrally rotated.

 

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Yoga for Reader

Yoga for Reader

Undoubtedly, reading improves quality of life and helps building a knowledge base society. However, it might only advance your brain but damages your body if you habitually have a bad reading posture.

 

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Asana

Revolved Head-to-Knee: Asana that Tempts

Revolved Head-to-Knee: Asana that Tempts

A simple and quiet seated pose like Revolved Head-to-Knee Pose (Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana) happens to be a good pose that reveals the way you deal with your desire.

by × May 20, 2014 × 0 comments

Practice

Yoga for Reader

Yoga for Reader

Undoubtedly, reading improves quality of life and helps building a knowledge base society. However, it might only advance your brain but damages your body if you habitually have a bad reading posture.

by × April 29, 2014 × 0 comments

Asana

Side Plank: Complexity in Simplicity

Side Plank: Complexity in Simplicity

The overall alignment of Side Plank Pose – Vasisthasana might look pretty simple, actually it is the Mountain Pose – Tadasana in the other dimension. However, the placement of the bottom arm and shoulder of Side Plank is particularly complex.

by × April 18, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Establishing Stability on One Leg

Establishing Stability on One Leg

“Focusing on one spot in front of you” is a common instruction for one-legged standing pose. That is not easy to do and, unfortunately, is not enough to stabilize the pose. The key is to hold your pelvis leveled and keep your standing leg neutrally rotated.

by × April 9, 2014 × 0 comments

Asana

Side Angle: Ground and Stretch

Side Angle: Ground and Stretch

Wobble and collapse are what I often see when beginners do Side Angle Pose – Parsvakonasana. It looks like they want to extend the front leg and bend the back knee. At the same time, they still want to rest their whole chest on the front thigh,

by × March 31, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Unglue Your Neck

Unglue Your Neck

Neck is one of our common tight areas of the body, especially for those who spend a lot of time at desk or computer. While you are reading this article, are you sure that you are in the proper and healthy posture?

by × March 24, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Freedom from the Core

Freedom from the Core

Most yoga students take the core muscles as the abdominal muscles. Actually they are a collection of many muscles around the belly and lower back, including the most mysterious one – psoas.

by × March 17, 2014 × 0 comments

Anatomy

Demystify Your Hips

Demystify Your Hips

Have you ever felt frustrated doing Virabhadrasana 2 – Warrior 2 Pose? You are trying to widen the stance, as teacher tells you, and dropping hips down deeper. Moreover, teacher wants you to have front knee pointing forward, not falling inside to the big toe side of front foot.

by × March 11, 2014 × 2 comments

Anatomy

Side Bend Matters

Side Bend Matters

It seems like no school of yoga teaches asanas equally for the entire circumference, front, back and side, of the body. There are asana categories like back bend and forward bend, but side bend has always been overlooked.

by × March 5, 2014 × 0 comments

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Warrior 2: Ready for the Battle

Warrior 2: Ready for the Battle

Warrior 2 Pose, Virabhadrasana 2, is often the starting position before we move to next asana. Therefore, the better you align in Warrior 2, the better you can perform the subsequent poses.

by × February 27, 2014 × 1 comment